Tribal education in the a heavily forested areas of Bastar: “The traditional ‘school’ was in the ghotul” – Chhattisgarh

Mrs Uma Ram, Professor & Head Department of English Government Kakatiya PG College, Jagdalpur, Bastar, Chhattisgarh Bastar, a part of Dandakaranya inancient time, is both a district as also a division in …

Tagore’s Santiniketan, “an Abode of Learning Unlike Any in the World” – West Bengal

If ever the idea of an institution could be captured and carried forward by a single individual, the life and work of Amartya Sen have truly embodied the ethos of …

“Objects of astounding beauty, grace, colour and cultural and religious significance”: Contemporary Adivasi art exposition

Source: “Magical idiom” by Vaiju Naravane, The Hindu : Arts / Magazine, 10 April 2010 Address : http://www.thehindu.com/arts/magazine/article391448.eceDate Visited: Sat Nov 26 2011 18:44:30 GMT+0100 (CET) More about the communities …

Video | Living with the cycles of nature and understanding that it is bountiful: National award winning documentary “I Cannot Give You My Forest” – Odisha

I cannot give you my forest is a documentary directed and produced by filmmakers- Nandan Saxena and Kavita Bahl. It has received the National Film Award for Best Environment Film …

Education, development, and reform to counter debt bondage: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights revisited

A Report on Debt Bondage, Carpet-Making, and Child Slavery In Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, Dr. Kevin Bales estimates that there are at least 27 million slaves …

Lending a voice to the nation’s indigenous population: Adivaani, a trust that publishes books written by Adivasis – Jharkhand and West Bengal

Garima Mishra, Indian Express New Delhi, Sat Apr 27 2013 | Read the full article >> “Why don’t we have an Adivasi voice?”, “Why don’t we have a ‘for and by’ Adivasi …

Heralding social and economic actions: Hunting and food gathering in Durwa culture – Bastar

Within the world of food collection […] Hunts such as these, all of them taking place in the months preceding the monsoon and involving only men, made me first realize that …